Library Lifts Restrictions/Allows Public Limited Access
Main Library and Branch Library Locations
Beginning Monday, September 28, the Main Library, as well as the Cherryville, Union Road, Belmont, BC@BC and TECH@Lowell Branch Libraries will lift restrictions to the public. The public will be allowed access to the buildings Monday-Friday,10:00 am - 2:00 pm (with a limited capacity and on a limited basis).
During time in the library, patrons will be encouraged to select items for check-out, make photocopies, send or receive faxes, or use WiFi or computers ONLY. Leisure seating will be removed and Makerspace devices WILL NOT be accessible.
Ferguson is providing Curbside Service only. Dallas, Mt. Holly, and Stanley are not open due to ongoing construction projects.
Main Library Curbside Pickup
Curbside Pickup will be available Mon-Fri, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm only. Call the Library at 704-868-2164, option 1.
Library staff will answer phones from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, will ensure your materials are available, and will schedule your pickup time.
Main Library Public Computer Appointments
Walk-in computer use is available from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Computer appointments will be available at the Main Library Mon-Fri, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm only. To schedule an appointment, call the Reference Section at 704-868-2164, option 2.
Reference staff will answer phones from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, and will schedule a one-hour appointment to use a Library computer. Appointments will be made for the current day only.
Patrons must bring their own headphones or earbuds if needed, as well as a thumb drive or other storage device.
Branch Library Curbside Pickup/Computer Usage
Curbside pickup will continue at branch libraries. Call your local branch to schedule a pickup time.
Due to social distancing limits on the number of computers available in the branch libraries, computer appointments are suggested. Computer use is available during open hours, 10 am to 2 pm.
Library staff will answer phones from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, will ensure your materials are available, and will schedule your pickup time, or schedule computer appointments.
Click here for branch library information (i.e. hours, phone number, address, etc.).
Dallas, Ferguson, Mt Holly, and Stanley remain closed.
Outside book returns can be used to return materials. Fines and Overdues will be handled accordingly. Please be aware that drops at Dallas, Mt Holly, and Stanley are not accessible because of construction projects.
Please note that all schedules are subject to change depending on Gaston County COVID-19 procedures as well as ongoing construction projects!